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Lamitor Od 50mg Tablet

Lamitor Od 50mg Tablet

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
140.12*
MRP 164.85
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Lamitor Od 50 MG Description

Lamitor OD 50 tablet is an anti-epileptic medication. It is used in the management of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It contains lamotrigine as the active ingredient. Epilepsy is a condition where th

ere are brief occurrences of loss or disturbance of consciousness with or without convulsions. Lamitor OD 50 tablet works by decreasing the abnormal impulses from the nerves in the brain and helps in preventing seizures/fits and mood swings. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Lamitor OD 50 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLamotrigine(50.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy/fits, bipolar disorder
Side effectsHeadache, sleepiness, nausea, dizziness
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Lamitor Od 50 MG

Lamitor OD 50 tablet is used to manage epilepsy (seizures) and bipolar disorder.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lamitor Od 50 MG

If you are allergic to lamotrigine or to any other ingredients present in Lamitor OD 50 tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lamitor Od 50 MG

  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lamitor Od 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lamitor OD 50 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Lamitor OD 50 tablet should only be used during pregnancy if recommended by the doctor. Thus, consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or are plan...
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breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lamitor OD 50 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Lamitor OD 50 tablet may pass into human breast milk. Thus, women who are breastfeeding should only use this medicine if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lamitor OD 50 tablet?
A:
Lamitor OD 50 tablet may make you feel sleepy, dizzy, may cause blurred vision, lack of muscle coordination, or a depressed level of consciousness. Hence, after taking this medicine, if you feel that you may not be able to drive safely, then it is recommended that you do not drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lamitor OD 50 tablet?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of alcohol with Lamitor OD 50 tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You observe any rashes after taking Lamitor OD 50 tablet.
  • You experience any behavioural changes or mood changes.
  • You are suffering from a condition called Brugada syndrome.
  • You have a known history of kidney problems.
  • You are on a medication that contains lamotrigine.
  • You develop any suicidal thoughts after taking this medicine.
  • You have ever developed meningitis after taking this medicine.
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Mode of Action of Lamitor Od 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Lamitor OD 50 tablet works by decreasing the repetitive firing of the nerves which causes the signals between the nerves to be disrupted. Thus, this medicine prevents the occurrence of seizures/fits i...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lamitor Od 50 MG

  • Lamitor OD 50 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Lamitor Od 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Lamitor OD 50 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking hormonal contraceptives, antibiotics, other medicines to treat fits or epilepsy or other psychiatric illnesses, HIV infection, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lamitor Od 50 MG

  • Store Lamitor OD 50 tablet below 25°C in a dry place, protected from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Lamitor Od 50 MG

Overdose

  • An overdose of the Lamitor OD 50 tablet can lead to serious side effects such as lack of coordination, rapid, uncontrollable eye movements, unconsciousness, fits (convulsions).
  • If you experience any such side effects or have taken an overdose of this medicine, immediately reported to your treating doctor or nearby hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • You should never miss a dose of the Lamitor OD 50 tablet.
  • However, if you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is epilepsy?

A: Epilepsy is a brain-related disorder affecting people of all ages. It is characterized by recurrent seizures that are brief episodes of involuntary movement that may involve a part of the body or the entire body. It is caused due to abnormal electrical activity in the brain and sometimes accompanied by loss of consciousness and control of bowel or bladder function.

Q: What is bipolar disorder?

A: Bipolar disorder is a brain-related condition that affects a person's mood, energy and ability to function. People may also feel abnormally happy, irritable and sad or low.

Q: What is the use of the Lamitor OD 50 tablet?

A: Lamitor OD 50 tablet is used to manage epilepsy (seizures) and bipolar disorder.

Q: What time during the day should I take Lamitor OD 50?

A: The doctor will suggest you the best time of the day to take Lamitor OD 50 tablet depending on your condition, other medications that you take, food, and lifestyle habits.

Q: Can I take Lamitor OD 50 if I am taking other medicines?

A: Your doctor will recommend if you can take Lamitor OD 50 tablet with other medicines. You should always inform your doctor about all other medicines, supplements, or herbals that you are currently taking to avoid any possible interaction. Do not take this medicine on your own without informing your doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Lamitor OD 50 on my own?

A: No, you should not stop taking Lamitor OD 50 tablet on your own, even if you start feeling better. You should take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Stopping this medicine on your own may cause your condition to worsen.

Q: Can I take Lamitor OD 50 if I am pregnant?

A: Lamitor OD 50 tablet should only be used during pregnancy if recommended by the doctor. Thus, consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or are planning a pregnancy. Women capable of having children should use effective birth control measures during the treatment period.

Q: Can I stop taking Lamitor OD 50 tablet if I do not have seizures anymore?

A: You should never stop taking Lamitor OD 50 tablet on your own without consulting your doctor first. If you feel better and do not have seizures anymore, your doctor may lower your dose or even change your medicines. However, it is always recommended that you talk to your doctor about any questions that you have.
Product Details
Brand
LAMITOR
Expires on or After
30/12/2023
Last Updated on: 07 Nov 2022 | 07:11 PM (IST)
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